Sunday, March 9, 2014

Top 10 All Time Rob Gronkowski Palm Beach Kennel Club Races

Top 10 All Time Rob Gronkowski Palm Beach Kennel Club Races
*In a tribute to one of the greatest Palm Beach racers ever, here are my Top 10 favorite races that "The Gronk" has ever had here. Enjoy the replays!*

~2013 Fall Puppy Stakes Champion
~Owner Steve Sarras & Trainer Yong Rader after the He's My Man Championship was won
2014 St. Patrick's Day Invitational winner!
1. March 15th, 2014 Race 12 Grade A

~#8 Gronk in his possible last race this season at "The Beach," wins his 4th Stakes title here. Takes the Arthur J. Rooney $50,000 St. Patrick's Day Invitational in 29.65 seconds.

2. January 11th, 2014   Race 12 Grade A

~#7 Rob Gronkowski wins the $50,000 He's My Man Championship. Wins easily in 29.25 seconds.

3. March 3rd, 2014   Race 15 Grade A

~#3 Gronk sets the new track record for the 545 yard course, clocking a blistering 29.01 second run:


4. September 2nd, 2013 Fall Puppy Stakes Final Race 12 Grade SA

~#5 Gronk wins his first Stakes title by taking the very rainy Fall Puppy Stakes on Labor Day. Wins in 29.70 seconds.

5. November 23rd, 2013 Race 14 Grade A

~#5 Gronk comes back from Southland and promptly breaks the 545 yard track record. Blazes a time of 29.02 secs.
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6. March 8th, 2014 Race 15 Grade A

~#8 Gronk runs the 3rd fastest time ever on the 545 yard course, blazing a 29.03 second time.  Wins by 10 lengths.

7. February 15th, 2014 Race 14 Grade A

Photo~#7 Gronk gets his longest Palm Beach winning streak up to 8. This is also the race that track announcer Mike Jameson gave Gronk his now famous nickname of "Captain America."

8. March 23rd, 2013 Race 14 Grade A

~#3 Gronk gets his first career Class A win, in just his 7th start. He runs down #1 Flying Rushin By at the wire:

9. June 16th, 2013  Race 6 Grade SA

~#4 Gronk wins the Fathers Day All Star Feature that includes all of the top male dogs currently running at Palm Beach. Runs down #5 San Tan Sawbones at the end:

10. February 24th, 2013   Race 3 Grade M  

~#5 Gronk gets his first career win at Palm Beach. Graduation Day as track announcer FasTrak Dale states!